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RSV cases are already high – are you prepared for a possible winter surge?

How to manage symptoms and risk of seasonal lower respiratory tract infections in children

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Last chance to have your say in the Nursing Standard-Marie Curie survey

Survey focuses on nurses’ experiences of end of life care during COVID-19

Picture shows a training session with the use of a manikin

Simulated learning hours set to play bigger role in students’ clinical practice

NMC proposals would allow up to 600 hours to count towards requirements

Kenyan government denies it will receive cut of nurses’ salaries as part of UK deal

Unemployed Kenyan nurses will come to work in NHS to boost numbers

Unlimited flexible working requests for nurses after NHS rethink on work-life balance

Move is part of an expanded flexible working policy hoped to improve staff retention

‘Under pressure like never before’: Northern Ireland calls on 100 army medics

Request comes after two trusts issued appeals for exhausted nurses to take on extra shifts

Evidence and Practice

Care of patients with mental health issues in the emergency department: a quality improvement project

Care of patients with mental health issues in the emergency department: a quality...

The potential clinical challenges of caring for patients with mental health issues in the ED

Health promotion in emergency care: rationale, strategies and activities

Health promotion in emergency care: rationale, strategies and activities

Concept of health promotion and its relevance to nurses working in the emergency department

Managing children’s forearm fractures in the emergency department

Managing children’s forearm fractures in the emergency department

Forearm fractures are most common fractures among children and young people aged up to 19

Person in mask

Identifying patients with COVID-19 who require early continuous positive airway pressure

How vital signs measurements can identify patients with COVID who require early CPAP

Managing violence and aggression in the emergency department

Managing violence and aggression in the emergency department

Featuring a successful small-scale trial of body-worn cameras at an East London ED

Bone tumour

Assessing and investigating patients with a suspected bone tumour

Nurses working in ED need to know how to assess, manage and refer patients with a bone tumour

Features

Sexual exploitation of children: how to raise concerns

NSPCC warns of a rise in cases of child exploitation during the pandemic

Sickle cell crisis: step-by-step advice on spotting the signs and how to respond

Lack of knowledge of the blood disorder is common. Find out how to help your patients

Mosquito

Cellulitis: management, diagnosis and what nurses need to know

Summer insect bites can often trigger the infection as well as dog bites

The real-life Charlie Fairhead: how my career inspired Casualty character

Gary Jones talks about how it feels to have his nursing career portrayed on the small screen

Nurses and stress: how performing arts skills can improve self-care and communication

Training given by actors is helping NHS staff to look after themselves better

COVID-19 and acute kidney injury – do you know how to identify patients at risk?

AKI is linked to COVID-19, and the pandemic has affected both its incidence and demographics

Opinion

Agenda for Change: what nurses need to know as they consider the latest pay offer

The system aims to offer transparent pay and conditions – but is it still fit for purpose?

What is the Glasgow Coma Scale and how can nurses interpret it?

Guidance on assessing acute neurological conditions or brain injury used worldwide

Skin conditions: how to identify rashes and diseases on darker skin types

Black and brown skin tones have been neglected in medical literature - but that’s changing

Students

Safeguarding demystified: a beginner’s guide

It’s an issue fundamental to nursing care, but do you know what’s expected of you?

How resuscitation training can ease the transition from student to newly qualified nurse

Staffordshire University’s free courses offer a way to keep in touch with former students

Why we’re glad we opted-in to paid clinical placements to help the NHS during COVID-19

Reflections on the unforgettable experience of front-line practice during the pandemic

Careers

Custody nurse with a detainee

What it takes to be a police custody nurse

Forensic samples and assessing mental illness, injury and addiction are all part of the role

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Fancy a new job? Come to our careers fair and you might even go home with an offer

Explore your options and meet a variety of nurse employers keen to recruit

Becoming an advanced clinical practitioner: what you need to know

From the four pillars to credentialing, what it takes to achieve advanced practice

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